The new edition of this SAGE Handbook builds on the success of the first by providing a fully updated and expanded overview of the field of human resource management. Bringing together contributions from leading international scholars - and with brand new chapters on key emerging topics such as firm ownership, talent management, engagement and big data - the Handbook focuses on familiarising the reader with the fundamentals of applied human resource management, while contextualizing practice within wider theoretical considerations. Internationally minded chapters combine a critical overview with discussion of key debates and research, as well as comprehensively dealing with important emerging interests. The second edition of this Handbook remains an indispensable resource for advanced students and researchers in the field. PART 01: Context of Human Resource Management; PART 02: Fundamentals of Human Resource Management; and PART 03: Contemporary Issues.
Chapter 11: Leadership Development: The Shift from ‘Ready Now’ to ‘Ready Able'
To paraphrase Hall of Fame baseball player Yogi Berra, the future ain't what it used to be, and neither is leadership. Leaders used to have critical information before everyone else, tell people what to do and how to do it, and remain in positions of power in the same organization for decades. Current and future conditions are and will continue to be completely different.
Leaders no longer have exclusive or faster access to information. Leadership is much more about creating an engaging and motivating ...